Aaron Ramsdale Tops List Of Most Valuable Keeper In The World


Aaron Ramsdale is currently the most valuable goalkeeper in the world, according to the recent CIES Football Observatory report.

Aaron Ramsdale Tops List Of Most Valuable Keeper In The World

CIES Football Observatory is a research group that was established in 2005 and focuses on statistical analysis in football.

The body have worked with the likes of FIFA, UEFA, Manchester City and Chelsea and, according to their statistical model, Ramsdale is valued at €79m (£67.5m).

Aaron Ramsdale, 25, joined Arsenal back in 2021 for a fee of £30m, having suffered back-to-back relegations with Sheffield United and Bournemouth.

Many fans were not happy with the signing, but Ramsdale quickly established himself as Arsenal’s first-choice goalkeeper and played a key role in their Premier League title push last season.

The Englishman also signed a lucrative new four-year deal with Arsenal in May, promising to make “more special memories”.

Aaron Ramsdale in an interview said: “It’s crazy to think it’s coming up to two years since we did this. I know that you guys weren’t totally overexcited about the signing of myself and I totally get it.”

“I didn’t have any right to come here and expect you to rate me from the get-go. This is a huge club with some great keepers along the way. But, fair play, once I got into the team, I got my chance, I feel like you understood me a lot more. I feel your love and I feel like you feel mine as well.”

“I can’t imagine my home being anywhere else. I feel honored that you guys have welcomed me in and I feel honored that the staff want me to stay. So it was the easiest decision in the world to commit my future to The Arsenal. So let’s keep moving forward as a club and make some more special memories.”

Second on the list after Ramsdale is French Ligue 1 Champions goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, who is valued at €75m (£64m).

Liverpool and Brazilian’s shotstopper Alisson sits in third position, with his value estimated to be €67m (£57m).

Aaron Ramsdale Tops List Of Most Valuable Keeper In The World

Porto’s Diogo Costa, who has been linked with a move to either Chelsea or Manchester United in the Premier League is the world’s fourth most valuable goalkeeper at €65m (£55.5m).

Ederson Morales of Manchester City, rounds out the top five with a value of €57m (£48.7m).

Thibaut Courtois of Real Madrid sits at number six on the list with a value of €52m (£44.4m), with Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Gregor Kobel in 7th place and rated at €48m (£41m).

Jan Oblak of Atletico Madrid is valued at €40m (£34m) and is in 8th place with Inter Milan goalie Andre Onana, who is on his way to Old Trafford, in 9th and rated at €37m (£31.6m).

The last on the list is Alex Meret, who helped Napoli win the Serie A title last season, and is estimated to be valued at €36m (£30.7m).

Aaron Ramsdale

Aaron Christopher Ramsdale is an English footballer who was born on 14 May, 1998 and plays as a goalkeeper for Arsenal and the England national team.

Ramsdale started his senior club career playing for Sheffield United before signing for AFC Bournemouth in 2017.

After his successive loans to Chesterfield and AFC Wimbledon, Aaron Ramsdale played a season with Bournemouth and re-joined Sheffield United in a transfer worth an initial £18 million

The Englishman later moved to Arsenal in 2021 in a club record transfer worth up to £30 million, becoming their most expensive goalkeeper.

Ramsdale Stats

Aaron Ramsdale has received 1 yellow cards and 0 red cards in 38 matches so far in the Premier League 2022/2023 season. He commits 0.00 fouls per 90 minutes.

Ramsdale featured in 38 matches last season in Premier League, playing a total of 3420 minutes for Arsenal.

Ramsdale conceded an average of 1.08 goals for every 90 minutes that the player is on the pitch.

His Clean Sheets ratio was at 37% last season and that meant that Aaron Ramsdale kept Clean Sheets in 14 matches out of the 38 that he played in.

Aaron Ramsdale Tops List Of Most Valuable Keeper In The World

In terms of raw goalkeeping, he has saved 93 of the 136 shots faced – meaning Aaron Ramsdale’s save percentage is 68.38%.


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